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Flood-related deaths in Pima County

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Flooded roadways can be extremely dangerous, especially in Pima County.

Data from 2017 reveals Pima County is the eighth deadliest county in the nation for flood-related deaths over the last two decades, according to the Pima County Flood Control District.

The district offered a few flood safety tips.

  • Flash floods can happen miles away from the storm that caused them.
  • Never drive into a flooded roadway or around barricades.
  • One foot of water can sweep a vehicle downstream.

For more advice, click here.

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